This volume in the series Scripta Horticulturae and edited by Dr. Damiano Avanzato, is structured by organic and simple country cards and chestnut descriptions enabling to reveal many important aspects of the species, including, phytogeographic, cultural, economic, technical knowledge, all interpreted by the authors in their own personal way, according to their culture, formation and nationality.
The book includes information on aspects such food and medicine uses, description of importance of several Castanea species from the point of view of soil defense and landscaped uses, folkloristic curiosities, industrial uses, and moving memories of historical facts as well as legends from a great of the world.
Publisher: - ISHS - more
Code: - ISBN: 9789066056329
Year: - 2009 September
Authors: - Damiano Avanzato and Giancarlo Bounous